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. political scholar at the political enterprise institute. >> as the twimpgy goes, so goes america. well, let's hope not anyway. we'll tell you what the demise of the snack with the snack in the middle has to do with organized labor. >> and the freshman from the great state of michigan. don't get too attached to him. he will only go to congress for seven weeks. >> and later on the front lines of health care with our doctor office of last resort. a few film takes us inside the waiting room. >> three in the hallway. and you are going to get your five and discharge somebody else. hershey's drops. a lot of hershey's happiness in little drops of milk chocolate. and cookies n creme. pure hershey's. >> you're back inside the war room. we spent a lot of type covering the election this year but with so many races, some flew under the radar and one was the special election for michigan's 11th district. ed thatious mccoter resigned in july because of the signatures on his election petition, many were invalid. enterdavid curson.
, very proud of what we accomplished and very excited for what this means for america. here on the full court press on current tv on your local progressive talk radio station all the way across this great land of ours, looking forward to getting your reaction to the being victory last night. pardon me, i've got to tell you i've been in a lot of campaigns won some, lost some, always better to win. let's talk about it. give us a call at foreign. 1-866-55-press. tell us how good you're feeling or do it on twitter at @bpshow on facebook or join the chat room at current tv.com, join the chat room and talk to all your fellow full court pressers across the land. peter and dan hello guys. >> hello, sir. >> good morning. >> together with cyprian hi. get a wave here. >> the camera's this way. it was a great night. >> it was a wild night. it's kind of like christmas day for people like us, reporters abjournalists and people in the media, you wake up with that buzz and the anticipation and go do your part and you go settle in and watch. it's so much fun. >> bill: and santa claus came. >> we didn't
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evidence of failure. >> part of it, we managed to build up in america a prison industrial complex a massive one. i hope we don't have to wait for president obama four years from now, i hope four years from now to give a speech that eisenhower gave in '61. a lot of money, a lot of prisons, a lot of prison builders prosecutors who are warriors of the drug war. they don't give a damn about the public hurt. if you spend more money helping people with drug treatment or healthcare, that will reduce the crime and public safety problems than the war on drugs. >> $50 billion to $100 billion a year. what aspect of that drug war is more problematic from your perspective? is it the sentencing? is it the prosecution the military intervention, what aspect, what component of that kind of investment in failure from your perspective is president bushproblematic. >> it's really the high levels of arrest and incarceration. in america we have less than 5% of the world population, but the highest percentage of incarcerated population. and the extent of people of color being behind bars who are no more likely to
in america are seen as in exorablely linked. we are connected in all manner of ways unseen. there will come a moment tomorrow between anxious and celebration, between hope and despair where this country will do something so rare and special that history has no precedent against measure it. it will once again defer to the will of the people who will freely choose who they shall be governed by and our remarkable story will continue. >> the fight is as old as this country itself, the battle for that most basic right of every american, the right to vote. the most contentious battles are waged in the swing states of ohio and florida. in miami this weekend voters waited up to nine hours to cast in person absentee ballots only to have election officials shut down the polls because they claimed not enough have resources or staff to be able to complete the job. one voter shut out after waiting two hours with their grandson told the miami herald: after protests and those calls to let us vote, the polls did reopen and people voled until 1:00 a.m. but governor rick scott refused to extend any early vot
is women are saying look, why would we go backwards in america and president obama's been a great president for women. >> stephanie: i have to say particularly for 2012, i've never seen a clearer choice for women. i mean, it really is kind of astounding that we have a canned date that is not sure if he would have voted for equal pay can't give an answer on that. >> caller: right. >> stephanie: would get writ of planned parenthood, what else? we can go down the list. >> caller: not only the fact that he could never answer the question about whether he believes in equal pay for women that's something that we know costs women nearly $400,000 in a lifetime because of how much less we get paid. that's just a fundamental issue. i'm hearing from a lot of women too, who are really concerned that mitt romney keeps saying he would love to overturn roe v. wade and of course the next president will make one or two supreme court points that could do just that. >> stephanie: you know, it's interesting with all the attention that resolved around the 47% comments, i'm sure you heard the other part of that
. >> when you have bobby jindel saying hey, mitt romney, stop dividing america that's a problem. >> caller: the 2004, 2006 state of the union response where he was kenneth the page in "the office," he thought he had it in him. >> stephanie: in the immortal words of chris matthews. >> oh god. >> stephanie: that's very close to oh sweet jesus. >> caller: almost an oh sweet jesus moment. [ sound bytemoment. >> sound byte: oh sweet jesus. >> stephanie: so sore losser unclassy. no one is getting free healthcare. what? >> and all the while president obama reached out to mitt romney saying hey he might have great experience we could draw upon. >> stephanie: yeah. >> and since when has winning presidential candidate ever said that. it was so gracious and classy. >> caller: but the concern is romney looks so stupid he would make obama stupid. really? you want to bring this guy to the white house now? >> stephanie: let's delve in the right wing, after having failed at their campaign and tried to convince america that the president is an eightful, angry man, "hate radio" starting me. >> pull back the
has to see that this was a fairly big win for progressive in america last night. the president he didn't win by a lot of votes but it's a complicated country. he won by loft states. it was a well-run campaign. he made a better case, we picked up more women in the senate. we have a lot of gay rights initiatives across the country that were successful. there is an election where there is a progressive mandate for the next four years. i hope the president sees it. so far there is no real sign that he is. >> eliot: i want you to pick up on that point. you mentioned the initiative on same section marriage. talk for a moment, if you would about the state referendum. >> on gay rights issues and on same-sex marriage in particular it was a huge night. tammy baldwin the first gay person elected to the u.s. senate. then we had these same sex ballot measures, same sex ballot measures, which we've never had on the ballot before. for the first time we had a tipping point where we won not one of these states but all four of them where they were on the ballot. the president's endorsement of same-sex m
i choose, if i think that she would be the best person to serve america in the capacity at the state department department, then i will nominate here. >> eliot: much more on that a little later in the program. the president also reached out to the g.o.p. on immigration reform and offered an idea that he would like to see from congress. >> obama: whatever process we have needs to make sure that border security's strong, needs to deal with employers effectively, needs to provide a pathway for the undocumented here needs to deal with the dream act kids and i think that's something we can get done. >> eliot: and mr. obama commented on an issue he doesn't expect congress to take up any time soon. >> obama: i am a firm believer that climate change is real, that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions as a consequence i think we have an obligation to further generations to do something about it. >> eliot: but with jobs and the economy his top priority addressing climate change will just have to wait. joining us now the host of full full court press and author of "toxic talk."
tonight is that it is such an america in the 21st century story. it's politics and it is personalities. it is old technology versus new. it is about adapting our culture and our lives and our work force and our economy to a world that changes so fast that if you blink, you're already two steps behind the other guy. and we're going to explore all of that tonight. i can't wait! so if you own a car if you've ever ridden in a car, you should definitely stick around and proudly call up any of your friends who have done the same and tell them to watch as well. it is "the war room" on a tuesday night. we're just getting revved up for a big hour on the future of our country. answer in a moment. fruit just got cooler. fruit on one side, cool on the other. ice breakers duo. a fruity, cool way to break the ice. brought to you by ice breakers mints. break the ice. at cepacol we've heard people are going to extremes to relieve their sore throats. oh, okay, you don't need to do that. but i don't want any more of the usual lozenges a
, south or the north, we must say to america that the right to vote is precious, and as my colleague said, we've got to organize around this. we are overwhelmed by blocks to voting. it stops people from voting. it treatens people from voting and we have to get away from that to keep the ideals of this constitution and what we were founded on is that we're all created equal. >> you are so right and yourar particularlation of this as a fundamental civil rights issue the core of our democracy. i think the good news is over the past months, what i don't see is a clear republican effort to suppress voters among minority voters, send years those they view adverse to their agendas, the courts stepped in to protect fundamental civil rights. that has been one of the state successful story lines of this election season. as a consist betweens, what we're seeing now is another form of voter suppression the same republican governors not permitting the ballot box to be opened, not permitting the resources to be there. already in florida we've seen a voting line of seven hours which is a different form,
that america should know what is really going on, and you know, i'm not a disgruntled worker. i just want things to be better. >> can i ask you a quick question. there has been a lot of attacks in the previous segment on fox news about big unions sort of driving this. it seems quite clear that you're drivingdriving this. this painting of unions, demonize to undo the strike. >> it's not about an union at all. i'm part of an organization called r-walmart. an organization made of associates current and previous. we're staying together to make things different. the union does back us, but we're not part of the union nor are we here to make walmart an union. we just want things to be better, and we need support from somebody to do so. >> michael: sarah gilbert i want to invite josh idelson josh, i want to ask you about this strike, and it's significance in a macro-way. why is this one that we're paying close attention to? >> it's hard of think of a strike in the in the 21 century has made a difference. walmart represents 1% of the jobs and walmart is the driver of the economy that we find ours
is that it is such an america in the 21st century story. it's politics and it is personalities. it is old technology versus new. it is about adapting our culture and our lives and our work force and our economy to a world that changes so fast that if you blink, you're already two steps behind the other guy. and we're going to explore all of that tonight. i can't wait! so if you own a car if you've ever ridden in a car, you should definitely stick around and proudly call up any of your friends who have done the same and tell them to watch as well. it is "the war room" on a tuesday night. we're just getting revved up for a big hour on the future of our country. >> jennifer: of course all of the domestic auto industry are spending money investing in electric vehicles, ford is, chrysler is. of course, general motors is as well. spending big bucks actually to promote the chevy volt. maybe you've seen the commercials. >> over the course of the year the average driver goes around 15,000 miles. the average new car has a fuel economy of abo
. i believe in america and i'm running for president. >> this is going to be a landslide. he's going to win by more than five points. >> barack obama will be re-elected. >> barack obama will be re-elected. mitt romney will come up a loser. >> it's a perplexing time for many of us right now. >> president obama's victory was a popularity contest. [ buzzer ] >> republicans, there is no way after holding out on obama after two years they're going to cave in. >> it's a mandate for us to work together. >> our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> we are an american family, and we rise and fall together as one nation. >> i'm leading. >> it's a legitimate rape. the female body has ways to shut that whole thing down. >> things aren't going to turn out the way you think they are going to. >> even when life begins in a horrible situation of rape got intended it to happen. >> i'm for richard mourdock for senate. >> we'll fight our way back. and we know in our hearts for the united states of america the best is yet to come. [ cheering ] >> cenk: my favorite is the her
-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: the election's over so it's time again for president obama to lead us all and right now the white house is likely sifting through what he's going to be leaning on in the second term agenda. president obama's going to likely stake out his ground on some important issues. we know fiscal reform is coming because of the fiscal cliff. we know immigration because he certainly has said that and it might be an easy way to go. with the republicans who need to make some inroads with the hispanic community and climate change is something that he has said that he wants to work on obviously clean energy jobs. he knows he's going to have to compromise though to get anything through the republican house. the question was going to be how much will the republicans be willing to compromise with him? now, an nbc news "wall street journal" poll from late october shows that 75% of americans want congress
in america. five justices on the nine-member supreme court can tell us what our rights are and what they are not. that's why the supreme court was an issue lurking below the surface of the election even though they almost never heard it mentioned outloud. joining me is the author of america's unwritten constitution, yale professor of law and political science one of the most renowned constitutional scholars of our era, akhil reed amar. professor, thank you for joining us. >> nice to be here. thanks. >> eliot: there has been a dramatic shift in civil rights in particular as it pertains to same-sex marriage. there are a couple of cases before the supreme court this year on that issue. what will the supreme court do? will they find a constitutional right to same-sex marriage or find a more limited constitutional prohibition on discrimination against same-sex couples? >> well, they haven't yet agreed to take a case from california and they could just let things lie in which case a lower court ruling would stand that g
v america quite as warming as the annual presidential turkey pardon. as a matter of fact there are two turkeys that the president pardoned today. the first, the backup, and insert your joke in the pardoning here. but we're doing our own tyt pardon. i'm joined by brett erlich jayar jackson michael and tricia rose here for our turkey from the turkey farm. the first turkey is newt gringrich. this is what he had to say this year making him the turkey. >> you're going to be the nominee. >> i'm going to be the nominee. i'm going to be the nominee. >> michael: it speaks for himself. you don't even have to put him on a turkey head. we move to sarah palin. look at the background in this clip. >> i don't think it has changed me at all. i have the same values and convictions, i'm just a greater probation for what other candidates go through. it's pretty brutal. >> michael: that's alaska's former governor in front of a turkey slaughter. >> with sarah palin i think that she you know, she did that whole thing where there was no difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull except for
going to be on the hit list. you know that. >> he took foreign seed money from latin america and began exploiting dozens of american businesses. >> they fire people, cut benefits. >> that was a gingrich ad, an ad adelson paid for. they built their own coffin. how's that for awesome? they grossly misspent their money. a quote from "the new york times": >> oh, that's interesting. so you great businessman wound up paying so much more. there might be a reason behind this. kevin drum explains in mother jones: >> aha! there we have it. the guys who ran all these super packs, take a cut a commission, you lose the election, that's your problem. i wasted your billionaire money that's your problem. i got rich anyway. listen to the ohio democratic chairman: >> well, there's something rich about that. on the other hand, of course, rove says this. >> well look, i won't say it's a lie, look. >> da da da. >> rove and his like are going to make money. it's awesome that the republicans ran a scam on themselves. all right now when we come back, we are going to talk about the departments. can they be rea
-called grand bargain. led me bring in president for the institute for america's future and co director of the campaign for america's future, i've talked to robert for years about these issues. what's your take, are they going to listen to progressives or is that an uphill climb for us? >> prossives have to mobilize in either case. the coalition is the president helped forge to win the election minorities, women, the young is a progressive coalition. he ran advertising his social liberalism and campaigning as a class warrior painting romney as an out of touch vulture capitalist and the one proposal people knew he campaigned on was to raise the taxes on the rich and invest that in areas like our future. he's got to mandate that. he's got a constituency new expects him and needs him to do the right thing. this group, hit volunteersers were hit the hardest by the recession and had the hardest time coming out of the recession. he's got some wind at his back. >> stephanie: isn't it amazing that we have to beg and plead with a democratic penalty to actually do when he got elected to do, what
of america. and see their way through their education. you know, this is silly. so in other words if you run on a campaign that people should have the same kind of healthcare that members of congress, that's a gift. well guess what. that's a gift that i got first then. if you say to the american public you should be able -- i get -- i send my kids to school because i make $174,000 so they don't have a problem going to any college they want but if we ensure that everyone has an opportunity to go to school and save money and going to school, it is almost like hey, you don't have to pay the college loans back, i think it is really sad eliot, when i hire young people, the first thing i ask them when i hire them is how much do you owe? the first thing i think about when i set a salary is how am i going to help these young people who come to washington. kids are burdened with debt. we have to help them out of that. they have to pay it back. it is not free. we took the wall street bankers out of the equation but that's abou
netanyahu secretary clinton defined america's bottom line for the crisis. >> it is essential to de-escalate the situation in gaza. the rocket attacks from terrorist organizations inside gaza on israeli cities and towns must end and a broader calm restored. >> eliot: the secretary also said any short-term solution should lead to something more lasting. >> the goal must be a durable outcome that promotes regional stability and advances the security and legitimate aspirations of israelis and palestinians alike. >> eliot: but with israeli forces still amassing on the border netanyahu said they were ready to escalate the conflict if peace talks fail. >> if there is a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. but if not i'm sure you understand that israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> eliot: as always, israeli self-defense has severe critics including a one-time regional party, turkey. turkish prime minister morsi r
the republican party. we have to embrace the entire fabric of america. if you were to look at the house republicans as a math, there aren't a lot of options there. there aren't a whole lot of women, a whole lot of people of color to choose from. it's important to note there have been big gains in leadership rogers, wag nurse of missouri. in the way of an election, you saw very big divide between the people who had supported the president's reelection and mitt romney. >> for sure. we often wonder why legislation like, you know, the violence against women act or other important legislation the people really like, wonder why it's stalled. from your experience, do you think it's credible to conclude that the lack of die seriousty among committee chairs contributes to grid lock. >> there's no question especially looking at the republican side of the aisle. there is a gender gap. there is quite a bit of grid lock in washington. speaking specifically about the violence against women act something i would argue with any issue like this is an issue that deals with domestic violence, rape, sexual
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us what america is all about and what -- what they were fighting for. as we enjoy and appreciate our freedoms. good morning, everybody. great to see you. thank you for joining us on this veterans day. "full court press" coming to you live on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station, bringing you the news of the day and most importantly giving us a chance to sound off about it. and join the conversation at any time. we save a seat at the table for you. you can join up by giving us a call at 1-866-55-press. by going on twitter at bpshow. going on facebook, facebook.com/billpress show or joining the chat room. always fun to find out what your fellow "full court pressers" across the land are thinking. go to current.com. click on the chat room and you are in as part of the conversation. great to see you today. again, thank you for joining us. we are going to -- we've been talking about david petraeus. let's get into the other big story of the day here in washington and that is congress
the "stephanie miller show." hi. >> caller: you're like the voice of america for us texans, i love you guys. >> stephanie: why, thank you. >> caller: i live not too far from w. >> stephanie: say hi! >> i how's that brush doing? >> caller: we had to draw the curtains closed on election night and we had friends over. it was glorious, but we had to subdue our excitement. >> stephanie: we just had the curtains drawn because we're in mourning here. [ cheering ] >> caller: i would love to point out that i'm a married white lady in texas who voled for obama. >> stephanie: what? draw those drapes in texas. appreciate it. rude pundit with oddly really rude stuff on the election. we will talk to him next on the "stephanie miller show." this is not our money that we're being nice enough to give them. >> they pay into it. >> stephanie: this is their money that they paid into their whole life and now we're breaking the deal. sorry, we spent it. >> we pulled the rug out from under you, sorry. >> stephanie: some how they have to some degree won the spin cycle in the last wisconsin election. i heard rush l
to be here to balance out his brilliance. with we want to know your thoughts on what america's role should or could be in the destructive israel-palestine conflict. i do have a piece of breaking news. do we have any breaking news music. i'm turning you into stephanie miller's show. >> john: that's perfect. can you be there for me? >> i can do that. >> john: god bless. alan west has conceded. alan west, america's sweetheart has conceded defeat in his congressional race. he has just said that he will be leaving the congress. he has not conceded that his 1991 flattop makes him look like the right wing uncle but in the recount, he actually lost votes and did even worse so we wish him the best of luck and he now wants to go and try to torture innocent people in the private sector. so let's take your calls. bill is calling from my hometown, new york city up in the bronx. good morning bill, you're on the "bill press show." >> caller: happy birthday to joe biden. >> john: happy 70th. >> caller: mr. fuglesang, there i
-on-republican crime. everybody, it's go time. >> romney: i'm mitt romney. i believe in america. and i'm running for president. >> an underdog senator. nobody thought that he had a chance. now he's the president. >> romney: that is quite an orlando welcome. we ask that you stay at this all the way until victory on tuesday night. >> i stood with president obama four years ago and i'm proud to be standing here with him today. [ singing ] >> every day i'm concerned about women's rights and health issues. i don't need to tell you about the dangers to roe versus wade. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> we know what change looks like then ♪ ohio ♪ make some noise ♪ >> hello ohio, are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> cenk: have i told you yet that there is one day before the election! in fact, there is already early voting, and already the republicans are suppressing the vote. we'll get to that in just a bit. for the president making his final pitch. this was in wisconsin. >> obama: that's why i need your vote. if you're willing to work with me again and knock on some doors with me, mak
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says america has to grow up and get over its victorian kind of thinking about sex scandals but i honestly believe that. this is nothing but a giant love triangle. it is a classic case of a guy in power who is -- who is there for attractive -- who is therefore attractive to some women or some men. people in power celebrities are always surrounded by those who are sexually attracted to them and people in -- men -- particularly men in power love it. they love the attention and they easily fall for the temptation. it happens all the time. they love this. being the focus of so much adoring attention. they go out. petraeus, i'm sure not the first general. not the first politician, not the first man in power the first celebrity to have an affair. but for this to blow up into some national scandal or seen as some reason why petraeus has to resign, i still think is crazy. we have little insight into this from lieutenant colonel retired john neagle who is a buddy of petraeus talked to him and said petraeus was really, re
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. >> people are dumpster diving, and what they're going after here is the food. >> this is america folks. it is not supposed to be this way. >> job reports appear relatively good news. >> i think it would be helpful to have a president who actually understand job creation. >> ohio, i'm not ready to give up to make sure that the middle class is growing. >> you vote or you don't have to pay taxes. i'm sorry. i'm told that's not accurate. >> i'm tired of bronco bamma and mitt romney. >> it will be over soon abby. >> cenk: this is fun. presidentpresident obama is in ohio. he has a couple of elbows of his own. >> you have folks at the jeep plant who is have been calling their employers worried, is it true are our jobs being shipped to china? and the reason why they're making these calls is because governor romney has been running an ad that says so. except it's not true. everybody knows it's not true. the car companies themselves have told governor romney to knock it off. >> cenk: all right, that's pretty good. you know when he gets excited his voice goes up a little--not true. but it isn't
that whether you live on the east, west, south, or the north. we must say to america that the right to vote is precious. and as my colleague said we've got to organize around this. we are overwhelmed by blocks to voting. it stops people from voting. it frightens people from voting. we have to keep away from that to keep the ideals of this constitution and what we were founded on is that we were all created equal. >> you're so right in your articulation of this. it's a fundamental civil rights issue and it goes to the core of our democracy. over the past several months i don't hesitate was a clear republican effort to supply suppress votes seniors who they viewed to be adverse to their agenda. that effort has failed because the courts have done what the courts have done historically in this nation, they've steppedded in to prevent negative effects to civil rights. another form of suppression the same republican governors not permitting the ballot box to be open, not permitting the resources to be there, which is why we've seen a voting line of seven hours, a mechanical way of keeping people
puritanicallism in america. where someone has an affair an they immediately have to resign or whatever. but it does make someone questionable somebody could question them an have something on them. when you're head of the c.i.a. you have to have a life that you can't be held hostage by someone's threat to reveal an affair. an that does make you vulnerable. that's the rob problem with it. the fair in itself is not the problem. it's the subject of being used and threatened by somebody who might reveal it. >> cenk: i hear you. that's why the fbi investigated it and had to investigate it. i understand that. but just divorcing it from politics or anything else, to have it affect somebody's career career. >> in puritanism, as you suggest. but when you add in other factors and variables it's a shame that once again a great man is brought down by this. >> all of this broke today. who knew this and when? we keep talking about if he had run for president did he know this was on the surface? there was an e-mail investigation. maybe he already knew this could ruin a presidential nomination if thi
of sharing a meal with somebody, the cause really resonates. there are one in five kids in america believe it or not who don't know where their meal is coming from. we believe we can share our strength to help with something like that. >> gavin: bill, you've been partnering with folks for years the american expression partnershipamerican express president.you've machine marketing many partnerships. open table and the context of that. what is the inspiration for those kinds of partnerships. it's a new frame in many respects for a non-profit to think a bill differently than a lot of non-profits think. >> when we started our organize we had a gut instinct that even if we were really good at getting charity dollars there wouldn't be enough charity to get what is needed on the skill that exists. what if it was a tax status, what if we could about a non-profit that instead of re redistributes wealth, creates wealth. we work with 15,000 chefs and restaurant eueurs. we realized we had created an asset that had a real marketplace value. so let's say $350 million that we raised and spent since we st
million people. half of them children. in the 1970s america almost had the hunger problem licked but now the poverty has gone up. one in six americans and one in five children lived in homes that could not afford to buy food. let's bring in joel berg, author of "all-you-can-eat: how hungry is america." welcome. >> thank you. >> eliot: give us a magnitude of the problem. >> 50 million americans including nearly 17 million children live in households that cannot afford enough food. now they're not starving to death like somalia or north korea because we do have a federal assistance safety net but they're choosing between food and medicine, choosing between food and rent, and in the wealthiest history of the nation wealthiest nation in the history of the world they don't have enough food for their entire sustenance for the year. >> eliot: this is what people find staggering. we appreciate the wealth of this nation. we see the excesses. but we think virtually everybody can get the food they need. we don't appreciate there is a vast percentage of americans who simply cannot put food on the ta
in america. i want to say if you're allowed to have a gun at work, i quit. >> cenk: imagine me with a gun when i get worked up. one more story here on guns. they're now doing gun classes in churches across the country. even in ohio, in morengo ohio, church of christ is doing these seminars where they're inviting shooting sports enthusiasts and say learn by doing. go to church. shoot someone and then learn by doing. they don't say shoot someone. they say go to a shooting range and then you're able to get 10 hours of classes, hidden weapons and all the funs thing you can do with your gun. i know we've got reverend jackson here, so he's of course our biblical expert. so did you say turn the other cheek or turn the other cheek. >> i said shoot both cheeks. we are talking turn the butt. >> cenk: there have been church shootings, too. these guys are unbelievable. wherever there has been a shooting let's bring more guns there. >> they're all pro life. >> cenk: we're celebrating the prince of peace everyone bring your guns. unbelievable. i'm out of time. you guys rock. now when we come back, spea
across america people are using lysol in hundreds of unexpected ways to help keep their homes healthy. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub, the last place where she wants to find mold. lysol disinfectant spray kills mold and unlike clorox clean-up it's approved to keep it from growing back for up to a week. join the mission for health. see how people everywhere are using lysol disinfectant spray and share your own story on facebook. >> jennifer: what a difference a day makes, yesterday we discussed administration turnover, but tonight president obama has a new unexpected high-level post to fill in his second term. the cia director resigned sending colleagues a message saying, quote . . . fred caplin is reporting that the affair with his his biographer. the white house released a statement saying he was outstanding, and thanked him for his service. with us for analysis of what the absence of patras means is jeanine. thanks for joining us. we also have news that a woman -- paula broodwell -- this again is nbc reporting, it was under an fbi investigation over acces
, happen to be made in america happen to be helping create american jobs, then i would suggest that this petition drive, this effort to fire toupee chump is a bad idea but the fact of the matter none of toupee chump's signature line of clothing is made here. where is it made? it is made in china! that signature line doesn't say made in the u.s. toupee chump is trying to get you to help create jobs in china even as he says we need to get tough with china. how tough is he getting with china? he's having his clothes made there. all of the clothes he sells in macy's are made in china. >> that's amazing. that really is amazing. i don't understand how he can walk with balls that big. to be running around talking about how we should get out of bed with china and sells clothes made in china. >> yep. so let's find the -- i'm trying to find the story now that's got his -- oh, so anyway, yeah, the ridiculous thing he's got his clothes made in china. and so here's this petition. so macy's has on its web site, folks, this i
6602 ape is it marked a turning point for gay and lesbian politics. america has it's first openly gay senator. plus lgbt votes helped make the difference in a tight presidential race. only 3.5 million votes separated the candidates. and yet, it is still legal under federal law in america to discriminate in hiring in employment on the basis of sexual orientation or identity. these are forgone conclusions for people of color and faiths but for the lgbt community the fight still rages on. with me tico, welcome to the show. >> it's great to go back. >> eliot: especially after you've had this year. one big win after another what made this happen? >> this year's election was a turning point for americans and our movement for fairness and for justice under the law. and i think president obama has proven once and for all that elected officials can take a strong stance in favor of lgbt fairness and not fear backlash from the voters. i'm not talking about his marriage equality, which is historic, his agencies put through dozens and dozens of changes things like hospital visitation, no discr
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